Gold Coast mansion seen in 1980s TV sitcom ‘Webster’ listed for $6.5 million – Chicago Tribune


A seven-bedroom, 10,350-square-foot Victorian mansion on the Gold Coast, portrayed as the family home in the 1980s TV sitcom ‘Webster’, went on sale May 31 for 6.5 million of dollars.

Also known for being rented to Chicago native and former Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade during his stint with the Bulls in 2016 and 2017, the brick and stone mansion at State Parkway was built in the 1880s and stands sits on a double lot. Its current owner, real estate developer Jerald Lasky, bought it in February 2021 for $5.26 million from developer Randy Fifield and her husband, Steve.

Now Lasky has decided to part ways with the mansion. The mansion was remodeled under the ownership of the Fifields, which included adding a vestibule and excavating the basement to create a theater and games room, among other features.

The mansion has 7-1/2 baths, six fireplaces, original handcrafted architectural details, an upstairs master suite, built-in offices in several bedrooms, and a finished three-car garage with a 1-bedroom apartment. 250 square feet above. .

Other features include a slate roof, covered porch, wrought iron fence, reception room with hand carved wood paneling and living room with leaded glass windows, sliding Australian lace wood doors and a marble fireplace. The mansion also has 10ft ceilings, custom draperies and a white kitchen with a built-in dining area.

The mansion has had higher asking prices in the past. The Fifields requested $9.499 million for it in 2016.

Lasky did not respond to multiple requests for comment. Listing agent Tim Salm declined to comment.

The mansion had a property tax bill of $120,076 in the 2020 tax year.

Goldsborough is a freelance journalist.

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